Departmental Society

Economics Society is an active space that facilitates, supports and organizes events and conversations about the economic, political and social issues. It has been holding talks, discussion sessions and screening various documentaries apart from organising an annual economics fest. This year, Econometrika, the economics fest organised by the society invited students from different universities in Delhi to engage in cultural and intellectual exchange of ideas. The events in the fest included a panel discussion, debate competition, mock parliament among others.

One of the important events that the Economics society organised was to invite Chief Statistician Officer of India, Prof. TCA Anant to deliver a lecture on the recent changes in the measurement of GDP. The placement head of the society has invited speakers from the corporate sector and research organisations for discussions sessions on future career opportunities in their sector. Mr. Shashank Bansal, Vice President of Bank of America Merill Lynch Japan was invited to deliver a talk on how financial markets work, their structure and what career options are available for economics students. Mr. Manoj Mathew, HR head of Centre for civil society (CCS), was invited to discuss career options in public policy in general and at CCS in particular. The establishing year was 2014.